Cosmetic Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Vessel


Currently not on display


Two compartments to hold cosemtics and with a slot to hold a kohl stick (applicator). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 1951xx. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 3-4 March 1931, Lot 50/11: "Two single Kohl Holders in reed; another, in wood, with the cover (rare in this state); another in wood; five others, double, in wood; another ivory; and another with four tubes, in ivory *From the Rustafjaell and Martyn Kennard collections."